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Fun: The Benefits of Pet Ownership

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Cats: 5 Signs Your Cat’s Diarrhea May Be Serious

Diarrhea is an extremely common occurrence in cats. It means that the stool contains more water than it should. It is also usually accompanied by an increased frequency and volume of stool. Often, a cat with diarrhea will be having stool accidents outside of the litter box because it is hard to hold the loose […]

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Cats: How to Leash Train Your Cat

In yet another of our series of infographics, we have prepared one on the best practices for leash training a cat.

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Cats: Behavioral Signs of Hyperthyroidism in Cats

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Dogs: Heart Disease in Dogs

Heart disease in dogs is a commonly diagnosed condition. A dog’s heart, lungs, and blood vessels combine to form his circulatory system. The heart is the central player in this delicate circuit, and there are things that can go wrong, resulting in heart disease. The Normal Dog Heart When learning about canine heart disease, it […]

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Dogs: 10 Leading Causes of Diarrhea in Dogs

Diarrhea in dogs is a common issue that almost everyone with a canine companion will experience sooner or later. This condition occurs when there is too much fluid in the feces. It usually involves increased frequency of defecation. When diarrhea strikes your dog, you may have some clean-up to do in your home, but you […]

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Cats, Dogs: Back to School Stress Affects Pets Too

With school right around the corner, preparing your kids for the academic year can be a chaotic time.  School supplies, Carpools, and lunches, can often mean changes in routines for pets as well.  Adopting pets in the summer months allows for more opportunity for training, and bonding with new family members.  As a result, the […]

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Dogs: Understanding Liver Disease in Dogs

A dog’s liver is located just behind their diaphragm. It is a large organ that has many responsibilities in the normal function of the body. Canine Liver Functions Cleaning the blood The liver detoxifies the body by removing harmful substances from the bloodstream. Contributing to Digestion The liver manufactures bile and other substances that aid […]

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Dogs: Cutting Dog Nails at Home

How to Prepare your Dog Before Trimming Before you start trimming your dog’s nails, let your dog get used to you handling his paws. A few days before you start cutting dog nails, practice holding your dog on your lap — or on a table if the dog is bigger than average — and gently […]

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Cats: Stomatitis: Feline Gingivitis

What is Stomatitis? Feline stomatitis, or gingivitis, is a very common problem in adult cats. It is a serious inflammation of the tissues of the mouth, resulting in the formation of extremely painful ulcers on the gums, tongue, and lips. Often, the cat’s gums and gingival tissues are red, swollen, and bleeding. Bad breath is […]

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